Legal Secretary


Our Litigation & Dispute Resolution team is looking to hear from legal secretaries seeking their next challenge.

About Us

McCabes is an Australian Commercial, Government, and Insurance law firm with a reputation for providing high quality, timely legal services. Balanced with a strong internal emphasis on culture and values, we combine innovation with commercial savviness to deliver rewarding outcomes to all our clients.


The Opportunity

Our Litigation & Dispute Resolution team is looking to hear from legal secretaries seeking their next challenge. Based in our CBD office, this role is full-time, and you will be responsible for supporting one of the leading Principals and the broader team across a broad range of secretarial and administrative duties including:

  • Assisting with preparation of court documents
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Diary and email management
  • Time entry and monthly billing; and
  • General administrative duties.


Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will ideally have:

  • Minimum 4 years legal secretary experience, ideally in litigation
  • Previous experience supporting fee earners at all levels
  • Experience using iManage and Aderant preferred but not essential
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Ability to draft correspondence and documents; and
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.


What We Offer

In return, McCabes will provide you with the opportunity to work with a talented team in a flexible, inclusive, and innovative environment. We also promote a culture focused on the firm’s values – integrity, excellence, and courage – that provides opportunities to develop and progress your career.

We are small enough to give you the personal attention and career development to help you reach your full potential, yet large enough to provide the challenge of diverse, high-quality work and clients.

Other benefits include:

  • A competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives


How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] or click the “Apply Now” button.

Please note that we are not accepting applications submitted by recruitment agencies for this position.

Applications close 22 December 2023